Heritage High School (Palm Bay, Florida)

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Coordinates: 28°00′08″N 80°44′37″W / 28.002245°N 80.743668°W / 28.002245; -80.743668

Heritage High School
Heritage High School.jpg
Location
Palm Bay, Florida, Brevard County
United States
Information
Type High school
Established August 2009 (2009-08)
School district Brevard Public Schools
Principal Dr. John C. Harris
Faculty Greg McGrew (athletic director)[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment estimated will be 2,384[2]
Color(s) blue, black, and white[3]
Mascot Panther[3]
Website

Heritage High School is a high school in Palm Bay, Florida run by Brevard Public Schools. It is the 16th school in the district. The school is located on 65 acres (26 ha) of land with a student capacity of 2,384.[2]

History[edit]

The budget to construct the school was $80 million.[2] Heritage High opened August 10, 2009, with 9th and 10th grade students. In 2010, 11th grade was added. In August 2011, the school officially became a high school with 9-12 grade with its first Senior class graduating in 2012.[4] It drew students from Bayside High School, Palm Bay High School, and Melbourne High School.[3]

Sports[edit]

Heritage teams compete in the Cape Coast Conference as the Panthers.[3] The school colors are blue, black, and white.[3]

Activities[edit]

Student activities include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletic directors talk about effects of cuts". Florida Today. 20 February 2009. Retrieved 1 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Brevard Public Schools (5 March 2009). "Heritage High School" (PDF). Retrieved 1 April 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Cherry, Mike (11 March 2009). "Heritage gets nickname". Florida Today. Retrieved 1 April 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ Spitzer, Michelle (11 August 2009). "Heritage High enjoys successful debut". Florida Today. Archived from the original on February 17, 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2009. 
  5. ^ White, George (31 October 2010). "Heritage High celebrates new ROTC unit". Melbourne, Florida: Florida Today. pp. 1B.